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Black Picket Fences, Second Edition - a book by Pattillo, Mary

Black Picket Fences, Second Edition

Privilege and Peril among the Black Middle Class

Black Picket Fences, Second Edition( )
Author: Pattillo, Mary
Foreword by: Lareau, Annette
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

First published in 1999, Mary Pattillo's Black Picket Fences explores an American demographic group too often ignored by both scholars and the media: the black middle class. Nearly fifteen years later, this book remains a groundbreaking study of a group still underrepresented in the academic and public spheres. The result of living for three years in "Groveland," a black middle-class neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, Black Picket Fences explored both the...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Social Science / Social Classes
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.967 x 8.892 x 0.869 Inches
Book Weight:1.184 Pounds

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